About Marshall Vian Summers
In the fall of 1981, at the age of 32, Marshall Vian Summers had a direct encounter with a mysterious voice in which he was instructed to begin to receive and to “record” their Message for the world.
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There’s some spiritual teaching out there in the world that really emphasizes just living for the moment as a kind of way to escape anxiety and fearfulness and regret.
Pure Religion is really an arena of resolution because when you see that real spirituality and religion is based on experience and not on ideology, not on belief—belief does play a role, but it's only to be helpful, not to be the ultimate because there are no ultimate beliefs.
Why Is war waged in the name of religion? Why does religion become what it has become over time? And even in present time, where in certain parts of the world there is real war waged in its name? We're still living in this religion-as-war state.
Religion is important, particularly in giving people a beginning structure within which to work, which includes a spiritual practice, a spiritual understanding, hopefully a very beneficial way of looking at the world a new understanding of yourself and the fact that you're here evolving spiritually, that you're not merely a sinner that is trying to please God so you'll be saved.
The majority of our authentic learning is happening within the realm of relationships. By ourselves, we can only do so much, for we cannot see ourselves totally or clearly.
Part of us is living in separation in the sensory world—the world we can see and hear and touch—and part of us is still living connected to Heaven, a timeless Creation.
The crisis can be experienced if you ask yourself: "Am I living the life I know I was meant to live? Am I living the life I know I was meant to live? Or am I being consumed by the world?" People who are really suffering are living this crisis.